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Microsoft Autoupdate hangs Excel 16.47.21032301

Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac has gotten exceptionally aggressive about running. Even if you use launchctl to disable it, you get a pop up roughly every 15 minutes of using an Office program.

 
 
 
 
headphones, Threat Modeling book, and mug on a desk with a screen snippet overlay of the Denial of Service and Elevation of Privilege course on LinkedIn

Linkedin Learning

Bringing threat modeling to more and more people, now through a series of courses on LinkedIn.

 
Snack Box

My Year Without Flying

It was just over a year ago that I last walked out of the Seattle airport. Some thoughts from a very frequent flyer on the pandemic so far.

 
OKR in Threat Modeling

Better OKRs Through Threat Modeling

Effective Threat Modeling by itself can ensure that your OKRs and AppSec Program are not only in great tactical shape, but also help define a strategic roadmap for your AppSec Program.

 
 
 

Podcast on Using Games

It would be trite writing to say it was fun to be on a podcast with Volko Ruhnke and Hadas Cassorla to talk about using games to teach. And while it was, it was really educational and inspirational. I learned from both of them, and I hope you enjoy the podcast as well!